Activity 1 – Leaves
An observational pencil drawing of leaves, paying particular attention to overlapping shapes, irregular contours and pattern of veins. Leaves are used as templates and finished drawings are mounted on black cardboard.
Activity 2 – Under the Sea
A design based on sea creatures using templates and aquarelle pencils to explore contrasting strong and subtle and warm and cool colour effects.
Activity 3 – Wildlife Design
A black and white design using thick and thin felt tip pens, based on Bournda wildlife and inspired by Aboriginal Art. Emphasis on space-filling, abstraction and decoration.
Activity 4 – Imaginary Bird
A collage exercise designed to extend the imaginative process by using brightly coloured gummed paper to create an imaginary bird.
Activity 5 – Insect Frieze
An exercise using fine black pen line and coloured wash to produce a long horizontal frieze of insect drawings.